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Questions with a Pro: Carol Liscovitz

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Carol Liscovitz. Carol is a Maine-based architectural and commercial photographer who uses her background as a career architect to inspire and bring greater depth to her work. She aims to tell a story through her work by defining the relationship between site and structure. Here, Carol describes how she transitioned from working as an architect to architectural photography, what she wishes she knew as a photographer just starting out, and…

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Questions with a Pro: Michael Gomez

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Michael Gomez. Michael is a Nashville based commercial photographer with an emphasis in the music business. He also owns and operates Westlight Studios, a rental studio, in Franklin, Tennessee. After relocating to Nashville from England, Michael began building his career in the photography industry through assisting and wisely utilizing his connections within his community. Here, Michael details the origins of his career in photography, the marketing techniques he used to…

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Questions with a Pro: Douglas Barkey

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Douglas Barkey. Douglas is a photography and digital media artist who specifically works in advertising, portraiture, landscape, documentary, and digital montage. He has spent much of his life traveling between cultures, and finds his work to be highly influenced by Latin American artists, musicians, and relationships. He brings a very unique and worldly perspective to his projects. Here, Douglas speaks about the origins of his passion for photography, how he…

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Questions with a Pro: Tracy + David Stills and Motion

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Tracy Boulian and David Ahntholz who make up Tracy + David Stills and Motion. Tracy + David Stills and Motion is a husband and wife photography and motion duo, based in Southern California. Both Tracy and David are former news photojournalists, who’ve pivoted into shooting lifestyle imagery for advertising and commercial clients, but continue to employ many of the skills they gained working as photojournalists. Their work is captivating, and…

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Questions with a Pro: Michael Clark

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Michael Clark. Michael is an outdoor photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. He has a passion for action himself given what he is willing to do to capture the most captivating image. He is a former physicist which allows him to bring a very unique perspective to photography. Here, he shares with us some details about his background in physics, advice about transitioning to full-time photography, and…

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Questions with a Pro: Arthur Rosato

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Arthur Rosato. Arthur is a photographer and videographer that captures the action that occurs onstage during a musical performance as if he were the musician himself. This unique perspective has resulted in his work being highly sought after and has presented him with opportunities such as shooting onstage at the Fillmore. Woodstock served as the catalyst for Arthur’s integration of music and photography and he has worked with countless interesting…

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Questions with a Pro: Caryn B Davis

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Caryn B Davis. ASMP is excited to feature Caryn during Women’s History Month because of her influential role in the photography industry. She has had a diverse career that started out in television, transitioned to photography, and now combines everything she has learned along the way in the operation of her own photography business. Here she details how she came to be captivated by her specialty, the publication of her…

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Questions with a Pro: Jonathan Timmes

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Jonathan Timmes. Jonathan is a Washington, DC based commercial and editorial photographer specializing in portraiture, food & beverage, music, and sports photography. Jonathan is known for his distinct and vibrant use of light that creates a very dramatic mood on his sets. Here he details some of what goes into creating this vibrant light, the ideas behind his hi-key/low-key project, and how successfully recovering from two open-heart surgeries has changed…

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Questions with a Pro: Stephen Cherry

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Stephen Cherry. Stephen is a Maryland-based photographer that has experience in almost any field of photography someone might request. He runs an extremely diverse photography business that is supplemented by his blog, which ties his photography into the happenings of his daily life. Here, Stephen outlines his captivating Sawtooth Mountain Project, describes how diversifying his business has affected his career and shares his thoughts on the future of photography. We…

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Questions with a Pro: Hassan Abdul-Kareem

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This week’s Questions with a Pro features Hassan Abdul-Kareem. ASMP wanted to take the opportunity to feature this talented photographer during Black History Month because of his position as a minority photographer, as well as his active role in supporting minority photographers in the field. Hassan is a very talented sports photographer and has built a diverse photography business for himself. Here, Hassan explains his upcoming Photographers of Color event, and some details about his experience as…

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